Grey water

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  1. Ian1801

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    /me pulls up a chair
     
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    Seems quite common. We’ve seen a few UK reg vans doing this in Canterbury P+R and at Bury St Edmunds aire in the past week.
     
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    Just dam laziness!!
    Really annoys me when i see this, and have seen it on a number of occasions recently.
    As said above, its not that difficult to find a drain, or hedgerow etc
    We were in Newcastle last weekend, and saw a MH, probably 7mtr+ in length, parked in a ‘Loading Only’ bay right opposite the train station.
    We then wonder why they don’t want us.
     
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    Perhaps it was Holy water and he was blessing the town.
    Oh ye of so little faith.
     
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    Ha ha think it would take more than that to make Barton holy
     
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    Tiny stream of water from the looks of it. Sure it’s not the boiler draining or the fresh draining?
     
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    It was flowing well and had nice bubbles in the water ,
     
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    Couldnt agree more. Joe public doesnt know the difference between grey and balck and thinks its disgusting.
     
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    No he was at the traffic lights
     
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    I'm pretty convinced there are people that empty their grey tanks before they leave site, but then just leave the tap open. "Empty innit?". And if they never stop for a few miles, they never find out, so they always do it.
     
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    Looks like a Bailey Autograph to me, if so it's deffo grey waste behind the offside rear wheel.

    If you're desperate at least find a grid and a gutter followed by a kettle full of fresh.
     
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    Lol well done just checked on the other pic yep you’re right autograph (y)
     
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    Ah! thats why!, if its a Bailey, the poor guy probably lost his entire waste pipe & drain off Tap a few speed bumps back in the town:D
    Les
     
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    I also hate seeing water being dumped inappropriately, our fresh water can spill over on roundabouts if completely full, so only travel with a part filled tank.
    I struggle to open our grey waste tap, have no problems emptying the casette though. John always empties the grey
    We were on a campsite last week, thankfully had only washed hands as we used site facilities mostly. He came in after disconnecting the electric to tell me the tap was dripping. I was furious, at least he knew he couldn't blame me. A total oversight and something we would not normally do, no one said a word to us either. Can see a note going on the dash for the future.
     
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    What is it with motorhomers and grey water? In a rural area at certain times of year country roads can be covered, quite literally, in much worse than a few gallons of washing up water. Every type of animal excrement ends up on the roads at one time or another, road kill is spread for days on end, accident spillage is cleaned using detergent and water, cars wash their windscreens, and for some reason we're paranoid about a dribble or two. I agree with dumping responsibly but even dumping in a gutter is a non-issue. And I leave my waste open when the grey tank has been emptied and is not in use - that way it never gets smelly :D :reel:.
     
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    Totally agree, what happens when it rains and all kinds of crap is washed onto the road.... think I’m never leaving the house again...:censored:
     
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    It`s all about PERCEPTION, "Joe Public" see`s it and equates the act, with those who open the car door and dump everything, including soiled nappies!. Whilst in essence, a few litres of Washing water will in some measure even help clean our filthy road surfaces, It is more likely to give further "ammunition" to the Jealous Bureaucratic Barstewards who formulate the regulations WE are then forced to comply with. So for all our sakes, better not do it.

    Oh, and BTW, not a good idea to show the number plate, shaming is all very good, and I would applaud it, But the P-C prats and some "plod" have different idea`s especially around "privacy". (when it suits them).
     
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